Dance the Past Into the Future

Dance the Past Into the Future

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Dance the Past Into the Future

In the avalanche of modern developments, will the mountain-based cultures of northeast Turkey suffocate?

Adventure to gorgeous, pastoral highlands. Get immersed in music & dance festivity. Discover hope amidst dying traditions.

Join elders mourning the loss of intergenerational connection. Get inspired by this generation's effort to define their own future while honoring their past.

1 hr. 4 min.
Director Mario Mattei

"A beautiful, cautionary tale about the trade-offs we make in our endless pursuit of perfection and progress."
Jeremy Courtney, Author Preemptive Love: Pursuing Peace One Heart at a Time

"Your shots are wonderful and there's richness, depth and insight to your story."
"You have tremendous imagery."
Jim Hanon, filmmaker, Beyond the Spear & Little Town of Bethlehem

"Gorgeous, important work."
Andy Crouch, Executive Editor of Christianity Today, Author of Culture Making

"Mario Mattei is perhaps the most creative and one of the most effective people I know. He uses film and photography to portray Muslim cultures as beautiful in amazing ways."
Carl Medearis, Author of Tea With Hezbollah & Christians, Muslims, & Jesus

Film Festivals:
Long Beach International Film Festival 2014
Ellensburg Film Festival 2014

Title #412240
Format: DVD-R